What a waste

<p>Irving</a> ISD uses online textbooks, so unused copies state must buy sit in a warehouse | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Breaking News for Dallas-Fort Worth | Dallas Morning News</p>

<p>"Thousands of textbooks and other materials worth an estimated $4.6 million sit unused in an Irving school district warehouse. No one knows how many $50-$75 textbooks sit unused in school bookrooms or storage warehouses across Texas."</p>

<p>I saw that in the newspaper today. That makes me sick!</p>

<p>Hundreds if not thousands of NYC schoolteachers have been assigned to an area known as the Rubber Room where they do nothing all day at full pay. Some have been there for years while the schools figure out what to do with them.</p>